About AARE

AARE is a national professional association of educational researchers in Australia. Established in 1970, the association has provided support for successive generations of educational researchers from Australian universities; local, state and federal governments; early childhood education contexts; schools, colleges and training organisations; as well as private research agencies. Its objectives centre on advancing scholarly inquiry into education, enhancing quality in educational research, and seeking to promote and advocate for the positive impact of educational research on policy and practice in education and associated areas of society.


High quality educational research to enhance the public good.


To promote, support and improve research and scholarship in education to enhance educational processes, policy and practice at all levels

Core Activities

Learn more about AARE

Watch these short videos:

About AARE

About research and advocacy at AARE

 About getting involved with AARE